Very rare and stunningly beautiful, ca1880's Pair of Native American Cheyenne Indian Pictorial Bead Decorated Hide Moccasins from the William Alberta Collection. This outstanding Pair of 19th century Cheyenne Moccasins each measure approx. 11 long at their stiffened hide sole. The decoration is exceptionally beautiful and executed using pea green, white, medium blue, red, black, orange, yellow and white colored beads. Each Moccasin has an image of a spread wing eagle with federal shield breast plate and each features numerous American flags.
These wonderful Cheyenne Indian Moccasins are sinew and thread sewn and the uppers along with the contiguous cuffs and tongues are fully beaded. The tongue and cuff are edged with a white bead border and the hide appears to be buffalo (American Bison). The soles are stiffened hide and show evidence of use. The Moccasins offered here are unconditionally guaranteed original and of the period.They are NOT reproductions or modern recreations but original Cheyenne Moccasins crafted in the second half of the 19th century. The Moccasins come with our no questions asked return privilege and our lifetime guarantee of authenticity. They are guaranteed to be deemed authentic, original and as described by any qualified third party authentication service. This very rare and very beautiful, Pair of ca1880's Cheyenne Indian Bead Decorated Moccasins are in very good condition. All of the hide elements are well preserved and sound with some surface wear to the soles. The beadwork is exceptionally beautiful and well preserved with some minor and scattered bead loss but no significant damage or repairs. All elements of the Moccasins are original and there has been no repairs or restorations - they are 100% original and 100% beautiful.
These Moccasins are originally from the Collection of William Alberta. A very rare and very beautiful, Pair of ca1880's Native American Cheyenne Indian Pictorial Bead Decorated Hide Moccasins and a fantastic addition to any collection!!
The item "Ca1880 NATIVE AMERICAN CHEYENNE INDIAN PAIR OF BEAD DECORATED HIDE MOCCASINS" is in sale since Friday, July 15, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Clothing & Moccasins". The seller is "walnutts" and is located in Brewster, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.